The Haitian American Nurses Association of Florida (H.A.N.A.) - HAY Online Search 


The Hatian American Nurses Association of Florida Inc. (HANA) was founded in 1984. Alice Casimir and Jacquiline Dasque, two registered professional nurses practicing in Miami and other professionals, saw the need to establish an organization that would provide health care services to migrant workers in the Homestead, Florida area.


More from the About of their website: 

HANA is a 501(c)3, non-profit membership organization, established since 1984 to provide nurses the opportunity to unite as a group, to share and provide ideas of interest, and to become effectively involved with the issues and services relevant to the health and welfare of communities in Florida.  HANA fosters awareness and commitment to providing excellent nursing services. Additionally, the organization strives to increase the enrollment of Haitian nursing students through education and mentoring opportunities, as well as, creating community-networking opportunities for its members. HANA. continues to provide scholarships for students enrolled in nursing schools in Florida and Haiti.

The goals of the association are:

  • To provide nurses with the opportunity to share and promote the ideas of interest to nursing

  • To become effectively involved in issues and services relevant to the health and welfare of the community in Florida.

  • (Source: HANA ABOUT PAGE )

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